Asok BTS station

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Asok station (Thai: สถานีอโศก, RTGSSathani Asok, pronounced [sā.tʰǎː.nīː ʔā.sòːk]) is a BTS Skytrain station, on the Sukhumvit Line in Watthana and Khlong Toei Districts, Bangkok, Thailand. The station is located on Sukhumvit Road at Asok Montri Road (Sukhumvit Soi 21), with interchange to MRT Blue Line at Sukhumvit station. This was its southeastern terminus before it was extended.

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Asok

อโศก
 BTS 
Train leaving Asok Station.jpg
Train leaving Asok station in 2006
General information
LocationWattana and Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates13°44′13.32″N 100°33′37.51″E / 13.7370333°N 100.5604194°E / 13.7370333; 100.5604194
Owned byBangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
Operated byBangkok Mass Transit System
Public Company Limited
(BTSC)
Line(s)
Other information
Station codeE4
History
Opened5 December 1999
Services
Preceding station BTSbangkok.svg BTS Skytrain Following station
Nana
towards Khu Khot
Sukhumvit Line Phrom Phong
towards Kheha
Preceding station MRT (Bangkok) logo.svg Metropolitan Rapid Transit Following station
QSNCC
towards Lak Song
Blue Line
transfer at Sukhumvit
Phetchaburi
towards Tha Phra

Around the station are many hotels and facilities for foreign tourists and business people. The area to the west is a continuation of the Nana entertainment zone, and to east is dense commercial area with numerous skyscrapers. Srinakharinwirot University (Prasarnmit Campus). The Siam Society, knowledge society with facilities for learning art, history, culture and natural sciences of Thailand and neighbouring countries, is to the north of the station on Asok Montri Road, and is also near Korea Town.

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Coordinates: 13°44′13.32″N 100°33′37.51″E / 13.7370333°N 100.5604194°E / 13.7370333; 100.5604194